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The occupant made numerous attempts to light a heater he had not used for several years. It appears that unburned gas had accumulated on the floor and, when it did ignite, set fire to a flocked rug. The unburned gas may have come from a leak in the regulator/cylinder connection, or from the unsuccessful lighting attempts.